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Murray reaches last eight in Paris

Andy Murray held his nerve to beat France’s Jeremy Chardy and reach his fifth French Open quarter-final.
The Scot, seeded third, came back from a break down in the third set to win 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-2 in two hours and 51 minutes.
He goes on to face seventh seed David Ferrer, who beat ninth seed Marin Cilic 6-2 6-2 6-4.
Murray, 28, has now won all 14 clay-court matches he has played in 2015.
“I wasn’t overly concerned,” he said. “I had a lot of chances in the second set.
“He had one break point, which he obviously won, but throughout the course of the match I was creating many more opportunities than him.
“I just had to take my chances when they came. I did that in the third and fourth sets.”

It is five years since Murray fell before the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam and nine years since he lost to a lower-ranked player than Chardy, the world number 45.
However, with the home crowd behind him on the raucous Court Suzanne Lenglen, Chardy threatened to cause a major upset as he levelled at one set all and broke early in the third.
The 28-year-old from Pau had only won one of his seven previous matches against Murray though, and 10 double-faults – several at key moments – particularly damaged his cause.
After breaks of serve were swapped in the first two games, Murray pumped his fist as he finished one terrific rally at the net on his way to moving 3-2 ahead.

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